The guy who tied the Orioles lineup in knots Tuesday night could have just as easily been pitching for the O’s.
Right-hander Ervin Santana was available as a free agent during the spring of 2014, but the Orioles decided to sign Ubaldo Jimenez to a four-year deal instead and Santana went to the Atlanta Braves on a one-year, make-good deal.
Who knows what would have happened if he had come here, but he would make good with 14 victories in 2014 and went on to sign a four-year deal with the Minnesota Twins, who are now on the verge of sweeping a three-game series at Oriole Park after scoring a 2-0 victory.
Santana was the picture of efficiency. He went right at the Orioles...